Oncology Social Worker - Cancer Center
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Under the leadership of the department director and in consultation with the Director of Care Coordination Services or other LCSW, the licensed Oncology Social Worker provides professional clinical social work intervention to patients diagnosed with cancer. This position provides counseling, crises intervention, financial resource information, patient advocacy, and referrals to appropriate community resources for cancer patients and their families/caregivers. This position works within a multi-disciplinary team and serves as liaison for patients/families with medical personnel and community resources. The person in this position provides optimal patient care by utilizing both professional mental health counseling skills and knowledge of community resources to minimize patient stress and maximize coping skills in managing their cancer diagnosis and treatment process.
Minimum two years experience in a clinical social service setting preferred. Experience in the acute care hospital or inpatient psychiatric unit setting preferred. Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, comprehension, and speaking (required). Ability to effectively interact with patients and significant others during times of transition of care. Positive communication and public relation skills. Ability to work as an integral member of an interdisciplinary team. Must have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Master of Social Work Degree licensed in the State of California. Knowledge of community resources. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
Board of Oncology Social Work Certification (OSW-C) preferred. The ability to obtain and maintain a valid California license as an LCSW, or has applied for and is eligible to obtain LCSW licensure in California within two years of hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assigned Work Hours:
M-W-Th - 0800-1630
Tues-Fri - 0700-1530
Pay Range (based on years of applicable experience):$47.34
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2023-1618